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Fibrillin 1

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Fibrillin-1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FBN1 gene, located on chromosome 15. [1]

18 relations: Asprosin, Ectopia lentis, EGF-like domain, Exon, Fibrillin, Furin, Gene, Glycoprotein, Latent TGF-beta binding protein, Marfan syndrome, Marfanoid–progeroid–lipodystrophy syndrome, MASS syndrome, Microfibril, Proline, Protein, Protein precursor, Shprintzen–Goldberg syndrome, Weill–Marchesani syndrome.

Asprosin

Asprosin is a protein hormone produced by mammals in their fatty (white adipose) tissues that stimulates the liver to release glucose into the blood stream.

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Ectopia lentis

Ectopia lentis is a displacement or malposition of the eye's crystalline lens from its normal location.

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EGF-like domain

The EGF-like domain is an evolutionary conserved protein domain, which derives its name from the epidermal growth factor where it was first described.

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Exon

An exon is any part of a gene that will encode a part of the final mature RNA produced by that gene after introns have been removed by RNA splicing.

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Fibrillin

Fibrillin is a glycoprotein, which is essential for the formation of elastic fibers found in connective tissue.

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Furin

Furin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the FURIN gene.

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Gene

In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.

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Glycoprotein

Glycoproteins are proteins that contain oligosaccharide chains (glycans) covalently attached to amino acid side-chains.

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Latent TGF-beta binding protein

The latent TGF-beta binding proteins (LTBP) are a family of carrier proteins.

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Marfan syndrome

Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a genetic disorder of the connective tissue.

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Marfanoid–progeroid–lipodystrophy syndrome

Marfanoid–progeroid–lipodystrophy syndrome (MPL), also known as Marfan lipodystrophy syndrome (MFLS) or progeroid fibrillinopathy, is an extremely rare medical condition which manifests as a variety of symptoms including those usually associated with Marfan syndrome, an appearance resembling that seen in neonatal progeroid syndrome (NPS; also known as Wiedemann–Rautenstrauch syndrome), and severe partial lipodystrophy.

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MASS syndrome

MASS syndrome is a medical disorder of the connective tissue similar to Marfan syndrome.

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Microfibril

A microfibril is a very fine fibril, or fiber-like strand, consisting of glycoproteins and cellulose.

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Proline

Proline (symbol Pro or P) is a proteinogenic amino acid that is used in the biosynthesis of proteins.

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Protein

Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.

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Protein precursor

A protein precursor, also called a pro-protein or pro-peptide, is an inactive protein (or peptide) that can be turned into an active form by post-translational modification, such as breaking off a piece of the molecule or adding on another molecule.

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Shprintzen–Goldberg syndrome

Shprintzen–Goldberg syndrome is a multiple anomaly syndrome that has craniosynostosis, multiple abdominal hernias, cognitive impairment, and other skeletal malformations as key features.

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Weill–Marchesani syndrome

Weill–Marchesani syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by short stature; an unusually short, broad head (brachycephaly) and other facial abnormalities; hand defects, including unusually short fingers (brachydactyly); and distinctive eye (ocular) abnormalities.

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FBN1, FBN1 (gene), FBN1 gene, Fibrillin-1, MFS1, Mfs1, Profibrillin.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibrillin_1

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